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Sales Account Executive

RECESS is seeking an experienced Sales Account Executive. This individual will be responsible for advertising sales for RECESSLV.com with the potential for other south western markets. The Account Executive will bring in new clientele, paid advertisements, business directory accounts and campaign opportunities.

Position: Contract / Freelance Sales Account Executive

Location: Remote/ Telecommute. HQ based in Las Vegas

Experience: At least two year of sales experience with a proven sales history

Compensation: Base Salary plus Commission

Start Date: Immediate

Recess is an online magazine written by women for Las Vegas women.  By bringing women together online as the premier blogging network and cross-media platform, RECESS has created a community for Southern Nevadan women to connect, share and inspire.

Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate new client accounts.

  • Maintain existing account relationships.

  • Populate and Manage business directory.

  • Research clients to develop effective sales strategies.

  • Along with senior staff, prepare proposals, RFP’s, and custom campaign quotes.

  • Meet with clients in person and via phone and email.

  • Schedule and Manage clients’ advertisements in WordPress.

  • Attend meetings and events.

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in media ad sales

  • Ability and willingness to travel when needed.

  • Minimum of 7 years of sales experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of social media, graphics and WordPress

Personal Characteristics:

  • Self-motivated.

  • Team Player with the ability to work independently.

  • Friendly and outgoing.

  • Fast learner.

Please forward resume to kat@recesslv.com with “Sales Account Executive Applicant – First Name Last Name” in the subject line.

 

Internship Opportunities

RECESS is looking for college students majoring in Journalism and Media Studies who will offer their creativity, diligence and journalistic acumen in exchange for gaining knowledge, experience and invaluable insight into the world of online media.  As Southern Nevada’s first online women’s magazine, you can be part of something new and innovative.  Join the Sandbox Revolution while still earning your degree.

Our internships are UNPAID.  If you’d like to earn academic credit for your internship, please contact your college academic department.

Internship opportunities are available in the following areas:

Social Media Interns

Recess is seeking interns to assist with our social media (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.) and social media marketing endeavors.  Social Media interns will promote our content, campaigns, advertisements and events using our social media platforms; engage followers and maintain existing relationships with readers and local businesses; use marketing outreach tools and strategies via social media to create new followers and traffic to our site.

Interns will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Post new content on social media accounts including event, community and local business information
  • Add photos and videos to social media accounts
  • Find users to follow/friend/like our business
  • Track the growth and the impact of social media to Recess
  • Reply to comments, messages, etc.

Skills and attributes interns are expected to have:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Be creative with an eye for detail
  • Knowledge of digital media software – Photoshop or other graphic design software, etc. is desirable
  • Knowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, blogs, etc.
  • Energy, with a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence
  • Ability to identify a target market and “speak” to that consumer through social media
  • Experience proofreading and editing is desirable

 

Journalism Interns

Recess is seeking interns to assist with journalism which includes writing and editing content for our site.  Journalism interns will engage our community and local businesses for purposes of obtaining information for content; conduct research and provide fact checking for articles; set up and/or perform interviews; proofread and edit submitted content.

Interns will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Gather story ideas and write news stories (bites)
  • Assist with fact checking, editing and proofreading
  • Research for prospective articles and stories
  • Contact community organizers, local businesses, public relations agents and others for press releases, relevant information and content for articles.

Skills and attributes interns are expected to have:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Be creative with an eye for detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of MS Office software, especially MS Word – Photoshop or other graphic design software, etc. is desirable
  • Knowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, blogs, etc.
  • Energy and initiative to pursue story possibilities around our community
  • Experience proofreading and fact checking is desirable

 

Publications Interns

Recess is seeking interns to assist with our publications which consists of our newsletter, events calendar, event programs and materials.  Publications interns will manage the distribution of the daily newsletter; periodically update the Events Calendar; assist with preparing programs and related materials for events and campaigns.

Interns will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Manage Recess newsletters and subscribers via Mail Chimp
  • Add current and future community events into Events Calendar
  • Create graphics for blogger events and campaigns
  • Assist with preparing event programs and related materials in MS Publisher and/or MS Word

Skills and attributes interns are expected to have:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Be creative with an eye for detail
  • Knowledge of digital media software – Photoshop or other graphic design software, etc. is desirable
  • Knowledge of MS Office, especially Word and Publisher
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience with proofreading and editing is desirable

Please e-mail Christa Schueler at christa@recesslv.com for questions about our internship opportunities.

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